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Aquario Vasco da Gama

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Address: Rua Direita do Dafundo | Algés, 1495, Lisbon 1495, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21419-63-37
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A great place to visit if you are done seeing the old sites. Beautifully executed allowing visitors to see the bird, fish and plant life up close and personal.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Tony R
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Oradell, New Jersey
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Oradell, New Jersey
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great place to visit if you are done seeing the old sites. Beautifully executed allowing visitors to see the bird, fish and plant life up close and personal.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old Lisbon aquarium brings us a great vision of the oceans and the past of oceanography developed by the Portuguese. Is a place a bit forgotten, but a nice and exciting spot to check in a calm day

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Lisbon, Portugal
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the best place in portugal to visit with kids to show them sharks and other kinds of fish. A good program for the weekend

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Bellmore, New York
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Spent 2 hrs. in this very lovely and well layed out aquarium. Easy to get to by Metro. Nice new modern section of Lisbon

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Central Portugal, Portugal
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35 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Well , scince Lisbon has his Oceanario this little " Aquarium " got " a bid lost " and not just because of the location . But lets start from the beginning . So , i took the train from Cascais and went off at the Train Station called ALGES . From there it was a nice and easy aprox.... More 

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Paris, France
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499 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

A bit far from the city center Ina very modern area. I booked my ticket on Internet (very practical). This place is made with a huge tank in the middle and the many attraction around it. You will need two hours at least to cover all of it. To be visited is staying for few days in lisbonne

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

They really only have one big tank that's cool but really not much to see. You can be in and out of this place in lest than 45min if you go slow. Not really worth the money but if your bored it's something to do on a rainy day.

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Lisbon
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

After the oceanario opened this one became a bit forgotten but it is still definitely worth a visit. Perfect if you are staying close by and need a place to take your kids for an hour or two.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed this place very much, there was a great variety of fish and the sea lion and the turtle were to die for. It's small but jam packed with awesomeness, although very few signs are in English (just to be warned). There's a coy pond outside of the Aquarium and for 0.50€ you can buy a container of fish... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

I recommend this for a visit. The aquarium and displays are enjoyable and interesting. Well worth visiting. Also the architecture of the former Expo 98 site is great to see.

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